Steve Baxter

Entrepreneur, tech investor and appeared as a “Shark” on Channel Ten’s Shank Tank Australia

How to grow a business out of a crisis

Born and raised in regional Queensland, Steve Baxter left school at 15 to join the Army as a technician. At 23, Steve put his life savings of $11,000 on the line to start his first business, SE Net which was later acquired by Ozemail.

In 2001, he started PIPE Networks which was later sold to TPG for $373 million.

Steve is now an early-stage tech investor. Through his investment syndicate, TEN13 he gives investors like him access to early-stage investment opportunities.

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